Evelyn LaRene Kloubec, 86 of Amana, died peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009, at her home. Services were held Tuesday, Dec. 29, at Teahen-Walford Chapel, with Brosh Chapel-Cedar Rapids in charge of arrangements. Burial followed at the Hala Cemetery near Walford. Visitation was held Monday, Dec. 28, at the Teahen-Walford Chapel with Brosh Chapel-Cedar Rapids in charge of arrangements. Visitation was also held an hour prior to services Tuesday.
Evelyn was born Aug. 31, 1923, in rural Amana, the daughter of Milo Antone and Alice Elizabeth (Mouchka) Hala. Evelyn married Leonard William Kloubec on Aug. 22, 1944, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids. Evelyn and Leonard farmed in the Amana area all their lives. She enjoyed life with her family on the farm. Evelyn was proud of her Czech heritage. She loved playing polka music on the piano for her friends and family.
Evelyn is survived by her sons Gary (Dolores) Kloubec, Michael (Marlene) Kloubec, Gene (Laura) Kloubec, and Myron (Ellen) Kloubec, all of rural Amana; grandchildren Lora (Don) Shramek, Chad (Lisa) Kloubec, Jeremy (Deborah) Kloubec, Monte (Misti) Kloubec, Amanda (Enrique) Iniguez, Jennifer (Ryan) Maresh, Kellie (Matt) Stallman, Lyndsey (Ryan) McCarty, Nicholas Kloubec and Meghan Kloubec (Adam Reutzel); as well as 10 great-grandchildren.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard; a granddaughter, Emily LaRene Kloubec; and a daughter-in-law, Cindy Kloubec.
A memorial fund has been established in her name. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com